E320 Gas Milage

I just bought an E320 (96, 110,000Km) and was wondering if 250km / 156 miles on the first half tank was normal mileage. It's been -20C for a while here
and I know cold climate and some long idling are contributing factors but I was wondering how far I can normally expect to go on a tank of gas. Cheers
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The petrol tank on a E320 holds about 17 galls (model without ski bag fitted in which the tank is smaller) therefore 156 miles from about 8.5 galls gives 18 - 19 mpg. My 96 E320 (4 sp auto) returns about 19-20 mpg under mixed driving conditions so your consumption seems about right. BTW - if yours is an auto don't use the box in the "E" setting as this so called "economy setting" adversely affects fuel consumption when driving in an urban environment.
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In mild Calif. my '97 (5 speed) E320 achieves about 26 mpg on a trip. Your car's approximate 17 mpg would be about normal in such cold conditions, IMHO.
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